Ideas 2015

Dispatches from the Aspen Ideas Festival/Spotlight Health

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How Math Can Defeat Bullies

The mathematician John Allen Paulos marvels at his field’s counterintuitive proofs. Yet his earliest intellectual thrill was the discovery that numeracy could empower even a child.

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Frankenstein for President

The ideal Republican nominee doesn't necessarily exist, but among the dozen or so candidates in the race, the GOP still has a strong chance of winning the White House, two conservatives suggest.